Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Family Day Care)

If you're looking to formalise your competence in early childhood education, the nationally recognised CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Family Day Care) from Foundation Education will provide you with the skills you need to work both in a Family Day Care home environment or be part of a larger more structured setting. 

You'll learn how to:

  • Nurture toddlers and babies
  • Support the health, well-being and safety of children
  • Support children's holistic learning and development
  • Use an approved learning framework for teaching

Work Placement

With 160 hours of practical assessment work in a registered childcare facility, it will help further your career in child care with strong employment prospects after graduation.

This nationally recognised course is both flexible and online, and can be completed in just 18 months.


Assessments will include a range of quizzes, knowledge questions and case studies. Students will also need to undertake workplace projects and observations and will be required to submit video evidence of their learnings. 

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

CHC30121 Foundation Education
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront payment

  • Duration

    18 months

  • Start date

    Start anytime – enquire now!

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.